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A man who police say has a history of drunken driving arrests rammed his car into a crowd of pedestrians in New York City’s busy Times Square early Thursday, killing one person and injuring 22 others before being taken into custody.

The maroon Honda that 26-year-old Richard Rojas was driving came to a stop after crashing into stanchions at 45th Street and Broadway, the New York Times reports, and Rojas was tackled by a traffic agent and taken into custody as he fled the vehicle.

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Law-enforcement officials said that they had determined that terrorism did not have a role in Rojas’ actions.

“Based on information we have at this moment, there is no indication that this was an act of terrorism,” Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters at a news conference in Times Square. “We all feel deeply right now for those who were injured and for their families.”

From the Times:

Officials said that the deadly rampage had begun around noon near 42nd Street, when Mr. Rojas, traveling south on Seventh Avenue, inexplicably made a quick U-turn, mounted a curb on the west side of the one-way avenue and began to drive north against traffic.

Witnesses described their horror at seeing a car race through the area, which was thronged with tourists, workers and otherpassers-by on a sultry afternoon.

An 18-year-old woman was walking with her 13-year-old sister between 42nd and 43rd streets when she was struck and killed, the Times reports. Her sister was also injured, but neither victim has been identified.

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Fire Commissioner Daniel P. Nigro said that four other people were critically injured and sustained multiple fractures and traumas. Three other people were taken to hospitals in serious condition; the remaining victims had less serious injuries.

As of Thursday afternoon, Rojas, a Bronx resident and Navy veteran, had not been formally charged, the Times reports, but he was previously arrested twice for drunken driving: once in Queens in 2008, and in Manhattan in 2015. In addition, he was recently arrested for menacing.

Read more at the New York Times.